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The World Public Library Department of Education Library: Online Educational Resource Collection supports teachers, students, and parents in meeting their educational challenges. The Online Educational Resource Collection contains reports, worksheets, studies, articles, eBooks, and a variety of other publications that support and strengthen the learning experience.

 
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Park Place School

By: Robert Holland

Excerpt: Many public-school officials take a jaundiced view of private providers helping with the task of public education. However, a remarkable private school in inner-city Norfolk, Virginia--a school deserving of being a national model--shows that a private, non-profit organization can be a great help to public schools, and to the children who attend them.

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U.S. Department of Education

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: A Comprehensive Guide to Minnesota?s Accountability Plan Under the No Child Left Behind Act

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Globe North

By: John Laidler

Excerpt: Lynn schools are helping blaze a new trail in the use of technology as a teaching tool. The city was recently selected as the first community in Massachusetts to take part in a nationwide program that helps schools use computers as a resource for teaching and measuring the knowledge of students.

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Idaho Adopts American Board Certification; Helping State to Meet C...

By: Kimberly Tulp

Excerpt: WASHINGTON--Nov. 5, 2003--The American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence today announced that the Idaho State Board of Education voted 7-1 in a meeting late yesterday to accept Passport to Teaching SM certification as a new route to full certification for the state?s public school teachers. Idaho joins Pennsylvania as the second state to formally recognize the American Board and embrace new approaches in helping to meet the requirements under the fed...

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Technology Lessons the Ets Presidential Series in the Classroom

By: Nancy S. Cole

Excerpt: As working adults, most of us have already experienced the impact of today?s advanced computer and telecommunication technologies. In just the past decade, technology has transformed the way we do our jobs, the way we live and conduct our personal business, and the way we communicate with each other. Some of us readily adapt to these changes, while others have to be coaxed into the Information Age, but the fact is, we really don?t have much choice. As our world ...

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U.S. Department of Education Fy 2000 Annual Plan

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: Shared Student Outcome Indicators (Several programs share common student performance indicators. These indicators are national in scope and are not program specific. Federal elementary and secondary programs are not solely responsible for, but should contribute to, their attainment. These programs are Goals 2000, Technology Literacy Challenge Fund and Technology Innovation Challenge Grants; Title I (shown separately for high-poverty schools); and IDEA Part B (to...

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U.S. Department of Education Fy 2000 Annual Plan

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: Preface; ; The American people consistently rank education as a top national priority; they recognize education as being crucial to helping people secure jobs and become responsible, productive citizens. In recent years, the role of education has expanded beyond providing all children with a challenging academic experience to moving families from welfare to work, teaching children to avoid illegal drugs and alcohol, preparing a skilled workforce for our growing ...

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National Center for Education Statistics

By: Grover J. (Russ) Whitehurst

Excerpt: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data related to education in the United States and other nations. It fulfills a congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report full and complete statistics on the condition of education in the United States; conduct and publish reports and specialized analyses of the meaning and significance of such statistics; assist state a...

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Florida Adopts American Board Certification; Helping State to Meet...

By: Elizabeth Brill

Excerpt: WASHINGTON, DC (June 16, 2004)--The American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (American Board) today announced that the Florida State Board of Education voted on Tuesday to accept the Passport to Teaching SM as a new route to full certification for the state?s public school teachers. Florida becomes the third state along with Pennsylvania and Idaho to formally recognize the American Board and embrace new approaches in helping to meet the requirement...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: Cover; Banquo (Aaron Cabell) encounters the three witches (Suzanne Curtis, Jennifer Hunt, and Sonja Lanzener) in the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's tour of Shakespeare's Macbeth to military bases in 2004. Photo by Phil Scarsbrook

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Teacher Guide Musical Harlem Teachers Research Guide

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: This activity gives your students a chance to learn about the musicians, dancers, and musical landmarks of Harlem. Divide students into groups, and ask each group to pick the musician, dancer, or landmark that sounds most interesting to them. Next, explain that they will need to do some research to find more information about their chosen musician, dancer, or landmark. Listed below for you are a selection of possible resources to give your students to help start...

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Parents Guide to the Internet

By: Richard W. Riley

Excerpt: This publication was prepared under contract RK970742. Listing of materials and resources in this book should not be construed or interpreted as an endorsement by the Department of any private organization or business listed herein. This book is in the public domain. Authorization to reproduce it in whole or in part for educational purposes is granted.

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Archived Information

By: Janie E. Funkhouser

Excerpt: We well know that when educators, families, and communities work together, schools get better. As a result, students get the high quality education they need to lead productive lives. Yet various barriers in the school, home, and community often prevent strong partnerships from developing. This Idea Book describes how some schools and their communities have overcome key barriers  finding the time, increasing their information about each other, bridging school-f...

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Archived Information

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: The 10 programs profiled here were selected to represent a mix of effective strategies to promote family involvement in elementary and secondary schools in urban, suburban, and rural areas across the country. Six of the profiles describe school-level parent involvement programs ...

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The Abcs of Ayp Raising Achievement for All Students

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: As states implement and refine systems for measuring progress under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), parents, teachers, school officials, and policymakers have raised many questions and concerns about what the law requires. This guide is an effort to summarize the accountability requirements of Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act and to clear up some of the most common misconceptions.

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Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance

By: Clare M. Cotton

Excerpt: Dear Chairman Gregg; The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (Advisory Committee) is pleased to submit its interim legislative recommendations for the Special Study of Simplification of Need Analysis and Application for Title IV Aid (Simplification Study). Created by the 1986 amendments to the Higher Education Act (HEA), the Advisory Committee is an independent source of advice and counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Education on student fina...

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An Act

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to health professions programs regarding the practice of pharmacy. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 4 This Act may be cited as the ??Pharmacy Education 5 Aid Act of 2002??.

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Open to All Title IX at Thirty

By: Deborah A. Price

Excerpt: February 2003 This report is in the public domain. Authorization to reproduce it in whole or in part is granted.

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Politicians and Pundits Agree: Promise of Brown Still Not Met

By: Joseph A. De Laine

Excerpt: Fifty years ago, these United States embarked upon an era of change by acknowledging, through the courts, that all citizens of this country should enjoy those rights defined in our Constitution. Although significant progress has been made, our society has yet to fulfill the dream of those who so valiantly pressed for equity in their desire to enjoy the benefits of our constitutional rights. As we celebrate this anniversary, the inequities remain most evident in ...

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Regional Advisory Committees for Educational Needs Assessment

By: Dr. Arthur Sheekey

Excerpt: To participate in the RAC assessment process, go to our web site, www.RAC-ED.org, and register as a public user in your region. As a registered user, you can post comments and testimony at our on-line public hearing and attend the on-line public meetings. If you do not wish to register, you may provide comments by email to ...

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